The psychology of humor

theoretical perspectives and empirical issues. by Jeffrey H. Goldstein

Publisher: Academic Press in New York

Written in English
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  • Wit and humor -- Psychological aspects
  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 269-282.

    StatementEdited by Jeffrey H. Goldstein [and] Paul E. McGhee. With a foreword by H. J. Eysenck.
    ContributionsMcGhee, Paul E., joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6149.P5 G55
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 294 p.
    Number of Pages294
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5761656M
    ISBN 100122889509
    LC Control Number71187246

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